Apr 03, 2019 · Actor John Lithgow’s history is the history of Hollywood during the second half of the 20th century. Born into a theatrical family in the mid-’40s, Lithgow landed straight in the Broadway of the ’70s. He earned almost instant fame and fan following with his magnificent performance as a stage actor. As a product of the [ ].
Jan 20, 2012 · The World According to Garp is a very unique film about the life of a writer T.S. Garp (Robin Williams), and his feminist mother (Glenn Close). John Lithgow portrays a transsexual former football player Roberta Muldoon. In playing a transsexual Lithgow actually tries not to bring that much more attention to it with his actual performance.Author: Louis Morgan.
John Lithgow as Roberta Muldoon in The World According to Garp (1982) which makes it less clear that she is a transsexual woman, not another type of cisgender gay man.
From his award-winning role as transsexual ex-football Roberta in The World According to Garp, to the Alzheimer's-afflicted Charles Rodman in Rise of the Planet of the Apes, John Arthur Lithgow rightly deserves his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.